Ingredient List
For the Alfredo:
  • 1 package (16 ounces) fettuccini noodles
  • 1 jar (22 ounces) alfredo sauce
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 40 large shrimp (about 1 ½ lbs), peeled and tails removed
  • 1 medium lime
Seasoning Blend:
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
To make the Alfredo
  • Cook pasta in a large pot of water according to package directions. Drain.

  • Return pasta to pot and toss with alfredo sauce. Keep warm on low while cooking shrimp.

  • In a small bowl, combine all spices to make the seasoning blend.

  • Preheat 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add butter to pan. When butter is melted, stir in garlic and shrimp.

  • Cut the lime in half and squeeze the juice from each half over the shrimp. Then sprinkle entire seasoning blend over the shrimp.

  • Toss well to coat shrimp and sauté for 5-8 minutes, cooking both sided of the shrimp until they begin to brown.

  • Serve the shrimp over a bed of the fettuccini alfredo. Top with parmesan cheese, if desired.

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